Proyecto OCNOS presents at CentroCentro its experimental opera “Chillar todo el día”.
The third programme of the current concert season Vang. Músicas en vanguardia, held at Madrid’s CentroCentro, will tomorrow Thursday feature the Sevillian group Proyecto OCNOS, who present their experimental opera Chillar todo el día (Squealing all day long) in Madrid.
The opera premiered last November at the Espacio Turina of the ICAS (Instituto de la Cultura y las Artes de Sevilla). It is a work of improvised musical improvisation based on a reading of Franz Kafka’s short story Josephine the Singer or The Mouse Folk, a work from 1924 in which the author questioned “the roles of art in the panorama of contemporary conflicts and systemic crises”.
For this unique performance, the founders of Proyecto OCNOS, the guitarist Pedro Rojas-Ogáyar and the clarinettist Gustavo Domínguez Ojalvo, have been joined by the French singer Isabelle Duthoit, the pianist and harpsichordist Alejandro Rojas Marcos, the violinist Luz Prado, the double bass player Marco Serrato and the drummer Borja Díaz, as well as the dramaturgy and scenography by Ana Sánchez Acevedo and the audiovisual creations by Alfonso Camacho.
OCNOS, whose name comes from the poetic prose book of the same name by Luis Cernuda, develops a musical proposal that breaks the stylistic boundaries of contemporary music, working with numerous collaborators of all kinds, from jazz musicians to composers like Germán Alonso, with whom they worked on the operas of this Marie – scheduled for early 2021 in the season of the Teatro Real – and Los pecados de las ciudades de la llanura, in 2019, in which the ex-flamenco singer Niño de Elche also took part…
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